World Cricket 20.11.2018 09:44 am

Aussie ball-tampering bans won’t be relaxed

Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will all have to serve their full terms for the scandal that tarnished the Test series between the Proteas and Aussies earlier this year.

Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will all have to serve their full bans for ball-tampering, Cricket Australia ruled Tuesday after reviewing a submission by the players' union to cut the penalties.

Aussie ball-tampering bans won’t be relaxed
Aussie ball-tampering bans won’t be relaxed

Aussie ball-tampering bans won’t be relaxed

Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will all have to serve their full terms for the scandal that tarnished the Test series between the Proteas and Aussies earlier this year.

WATCH: Young Indian spinner’s bizarre 360-degree action!
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WATCH: Young Indian spinner’s bizarre 360-degree action!

The umpires immediately sanctioned him with a call of dead ball due to it’s distracting nature.
Cricket Australia chaos distracting players – Finch
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Cricket Australia chaos distracting players – Finch

The embattled governing body has been under intense pressure after a scathing review said its “arrogant” culture contributed to players cheating in the pursuit of victory.
WATCH: 43 runs in one over … conceded by a South African!
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WATCH: 43 runs in one over … conceded by a South African!

Pretoria born and bred Willie Ludick, who plays in New Zealand, now holds a dubious world record after eight nightmarish deliveries.
‘Ecstatic’ Zimbabwe claim first away Test win in 17 years!
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‘Ecstatic’ Zimbabwe claim first away Test win in 17 years!

The spin twins of Brandon Mavuta and Sikandar Raza prove lethal as Bangladesh subside to a heavy defeat.
New Australia cricket buzzwords make Warne ‘vomit’
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New Australia cricket buzzwords make Warne ‘vomit’

The legendary spinner believes actions not words should be the focus as the team works to turn itself around.
How alleged racist incident drove former Aussie star to drink
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How alleged racist incident drove former Aussie star to drink

A decade ago, Andrew Symonds insisted legendary Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh called him a ‘monkey’ during a Test. It changed his life.
Aussie legend has a plan to save Test cricket: free beer!
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Aussie legend has a plan to save Test cricket: free beer!

Rod Marsh clearly believes fans need perks to go watch the ‘pinnacle’ form of the game.
Ball-tampering report slams ‘arrogant’ Cricket Australia culture
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Ball-tampering report slams ‘arrogant’ Cricket Australia culture

The independent review by the Sydney-based Ethics Centre accused the governing body of only paying lip service to the spirit of the game.
Outgoing Aussie cricket boss regrets ‘WTF’ moment
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Outgoing Aussie cricket boss regrets ‘WTF’ moment

James Sutherland believes he could’ve done more to mitigate the infamous Sandpapergate saga against the Proteas earlier this year.
‘Ordinary’ Aussies need kick up the backside, says Warne
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‘Ordinary’ Aussies need kick up the backside, says Warne

One of world cricket’s greatest spinners is particularly mystified by the team’s choice of vice-captain.
Australia, England reject match-fixing claims as probe launched
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Australia, England reject match-fixing claims as probe launched

In a follow-up documentary to one aired earlier this year, the Al Jazeera reported that a small group of England players allegedly cheated between 2011 and 2012.
WATCH: Six sixes in an over for record-breaking Afghan batter
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WATCH: Six sixes in an over for record-breaking Afghan batter

Hazratullah Zazai smashed his poor opponent for an incredible 37 runs in his over.
ICC charges Sri Lankan legend Jayasuriya in anti-corruption probe
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ICC charges Sri Lankan legend Jayasuriya in anti-corruption probe

The ICC’s ACU is acting further on their previous investigation which in January 2016 saw Galle stadium curator Jayananda Warnaweera banned for three years.
Cheeky fan sneaks onto field for a selfie with Virat Kohli!
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Cheeky fan sneaks onto field for a selfie with Virat Kohli!

The Indian cricket captain was visibly upset at the intrusion.
Australia name two Test vice-captains for first time
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Australia name two Test vice-captains for first time

Mitchell Marsh and Josh Hazlewood were chosen to back up captain Tim Paine via an unprecedented vote by team members as they look to move on from a major cheating scandal.
WATCH: Aussies fail their Afrikaans language test!
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WATCH: Aussies fail their Afrikaans language test!

Klerksdorp-born Marnus Labuschagne is in line to make his Test debut for Australia next month. But his teammates still need to get used to his surname!
Meet the young Klerksdorp man in line to play Test cricket for the Aussies
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Meet the young Klerksdorp man in line to play Test cricket for the Aussies

36 years ago, former Proteas skipper Kepler Wessels made his debut for Australia. Marnus Labuschagne wants to emulate him.
‘Genuine legend’ Cook to retire from internationals
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‘Genuine legend’ Cook to retire from internationals

The 33-year-old Essex left-hander has amassed 12,254 runs at 44.88 including 32 hundreds, while his run of 158 consecutive Test appearances is a world record.
India media bemoan ‘spineless’ cricketers
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India media bemoan ‘spineless’ cricketers

Newspapers said Virat Kohli’s world number one Test side had only themselves to blame for their series defeat in England.
WATCH: Pakistan’s shocking cricket facilities
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WATCH: Pakistan’s shocking cricket facilities

Former Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq sheds light on the dire state of one of the dressing rooms hosting a domestic first-class match, featuring no less than six internationals.
Cricket chiefs desperate for match-fixing footage from broadcaster
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Cricket chiefs desperate for match-fixing footage from broadcaster

Al Jazeera said it was planning a follow-up on its controversial documentary aired earlier this year, which alleged various former and current players were involved in corruption.
King Kohli back on top
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King Kohli back on top

The Indian captain has returned to the top of the International Cricket Council’s Test batting rankings
Pakistan opener Jamshed banned for ten years over spot-fixing
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Pakistan opener Jamshed banned for ten years over spot-fixing

He’s the sixth player to be banned following the scandal that tainted the Pakistan Super League T20 tournament and has been ingloriously labelled as one of the masterminds.
Bayliss calls on Stokes to make public apology
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Bayliss calls on Stokes to make public apology

The England coach believes the mercurial all-rounder put his teammates and fans under unnecessary strain during his court case.

 

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